Kieffer' Pear Tree
Delightful Fruit on Easy-to-Grow Tree
Delicious golden-yellow with a blush of crimson, these wonderful pears are as juicy and delicious as they are gorgeous! The large, long fruits ripen in late September-October and have a crisp texture which makes them great for baking and canning. An attractive tree tolerates hot climates and grows vigorously. Great resistance to fire blight.
The Kieffer Pear is an ornamental, fruit-bearing tree. Plant one in the front yard for seasonal interest, or start your own small orchard by planting several. They are amazingly easy to grow and will provide you with years of beauty and bounty.
According to old folklore, having a pear tree in your yard is way to draw good luck to your home, and the Kieffer will certainly provide a lucky bounty of fruit for you to enjoy. You can expect that bounty to arrive in late September and continue into October.
Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Experts recommend planting one within 50 feet for optimum pollination.
- Light: Full Sun
- Water: Average
- Height: 15-25 feet
- Space: 18-20 feet